As the controversies surrounding actor Ezra Miller keep piling on, many fans are wondering what will happen to his character The Flash. The actor has amassed a growing list of scandals in recent years. Now it appears, moving forward Warner Bros. plans to ditch Miller in the future projects.
After multiple delays and creative shakeups, The Flash is finally set to arrive in theaters on June 23, 2023. The film sees Ezra Miller reprising the role of Barry Allen from Justice League and will be joined by Sasha Callie as Supergirl. Additionally, Michael Keaton making his grand return as Batman 31 years after his last appearance in Batman Returns. However, the future of Miller at DCEU is not looking good.
In a recent report by Deadline, insiders say that the studio has tried getting help for Miller, but as the headlines continue to mount, it appears that Miller does not fit in with Warner Bros.’ future plans. Regardless of how the current situation with Miller turns out, it appears that they have no future in the DCEU. If it continues to worsen the studio may even recast him.
Meanwhile, Warner Bros. Discovery has been making big changes behind the scenes, with special emphasis being placed on revitalizing the DC brand in hopes of competing with Marvel Studios. This meant canceling projects like the HBO Max film Wonder Twins while also greenlighting Joker 2, which will reportedly be a musical starring Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn. The controversies surrounding Miller is certainly not what the studio wants.
Originally the studio had no plans to recast Miller, but due to recent controversies the future of the entire franchise might be at stake. What Warner Bros. will do with The Flash remains to be seen, but if the studio does recast the role of Barry Allen, they could reshoot the movie’s ending and use the film’s multiverse plot to explain the change in performer. Stay tuned to Thirsty for more updates.
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